Lassi [lah-see] A popular chilled yogurt drink in India, which can also be made with buttermilk or extra-rich milk. Lassi is like a healthy MILK SHAKE, the thickness of which depends on the ratio of yogurt to water. Thick LASSI is made with four parts yogurt to one part water and/or crushed ice. Lassi can […]

Chai (Masala Chai)

Chai [chai]. An aromatic spiced tea favored for centuries in India, where Chai stalls tended by vendors (CHAIWALLAHS) have long been a popular gathering place. Chai (also called MASALA CHAI) is a blend of loose-leaf tea, milk and ground spices (chai masala), typically cardamon, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, freshly grated nutmeg and pepper. Chai can be […]

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